Honda Accord Named 2018 North American Car of the Year
The 2018 Honda Accord has recently been named 2018 North American Car of the Year*. This marks the third year in a row Honda has won a North American “of the Year” award with the 2016 Honda Civic winning the 2016 North American Car of the Year and 2017 Honda Ridgeline winning the 2017 North American Car of the Year.
These prestigious awards have been offered since 1994. Recipients are determined by 60 automotive journalists from the U.S. and Canada who collectively decide which new vehicles are worthy of North American “of the Year” awards. Vehicles across multiple segments (car, utility, truck) are compared in terms of innovation, design, safety features, performance, technology, driver satisfaction and value.
The 2018 Honda Accord marks the tenth generation of this exceedingly popular model. It has been completely redesigned and features a a lighter but more rigid body structure, an advanced new chassis and a new upscale interior space. The new Accord’s exterior styling is sleek, athletic and more sophisticated than previous models. It is offered with a choice of two all-new high-torque VTEC® Turbo engines and the world’s first 10-speed automatic transmission for a front-drive car. The new Accord is also available as a two-motor hybrid model. All new Honda Accord models are packed with new driver-assistive and safety features as well us upgraded connectivity features.
“Honda took a clean-sheet approach to reinventing America’s most popular car, and we couldn’t be prouder to receive this honor for Accord as the North American Car of the Year,” said Henio Arcangeli, Jr., senior vice president of the Automobile Division and general manager of Honda Sales, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
American car buyers have made the Honda Accord the best-selling car in America with over 13 million models purchased over the last 41 years. Our Honda Dealership near Atlanta, Georgia offers a wide selection of these award winning models to choose from. We invite you to stop by and take a test drive soon.
*For more information about the 2018 North American Car of the Year award please visit: http://hondanews.com/honda-automobiles/releases/2018-honda-accord-named-2018-north-american-car-of-the-year